Dear partners and colleagues, Please be informed that the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) and the Office of the Special Envoy for the Sahel (OSES) have merged into a single entity, UNOWAS: United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel. For more information, you can access the new UNOWAS website at unowas.unmissions.org
28 May 2011 - Dakar, 28 May 2011 - Representatives of the United Nations (UN) peace missions in West Africa held their twenty-first high-level consultation in Dakar in order to facilitate the coordination of the action of the UN promoting the stability of the sub-region.
20 May 2011 - Praia, 20 May 2011 - A regional conference on "Elections and stability in West Africa was held from 18 to 20 May 2011 in Praia, Cape Verde. This conference aimed at analyzing the impact of electoral processes on the stability of the subregion and their implications for democracy and peace building.
15 Apr 2011 - Conakry, 15 April 2011 - The Regional Partners Round Table on the implementation of UN Security Council resolutions 1325 and 1820 on Women Peace and Security took place in Conakry on 15 April 2011 as a follow-up to the Dakar Forum that took place in September 2010. The opening session was chaired by the President of Guinea and the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General.
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Dakar, February 28, 2011 - Representatives of the United Nations (UN) peace missions in West Africa held their twentieth high-level consultation in Dakar in order to coordinate the action of the UN promote peace and stability in the sub-region.
20 Sep 2010 - Dakar, September 20, 2010 - The Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission will hold its XXVIth session on 23 and 24 September 2010, in Abuja (Nigeria).
The meeting will be the occasion to review the outcomes of the geometrical assessment along the land boundary based on the last mission on a ground held in April-May 2010. More than
17 Sep 2010 - Dakar, September 17, 2010 – “The Dakar Declaration on the implementation of UN Security Council resolution 1325” and its related regional action plan for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) were adopted today in Dakar at a Regional Forum entitled "Women Count for Peace”. The event took place at ministerial level on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.
15 Sep 2010 - Dakar, 15 September, 2010 – On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council resolution 1325 on the role of Women in Peace and Security, a regional conference will be held at ministerial level from 15 to 17 September 2010 in Dakar.
13 Jul 2010 - New York, 13 July 2010 - Said Djinnit, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa, briefed the Security Council on the situation of peace and stability in the subregion and presented the report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) in New York.
08 Jun 2010 - Dakar, June 8, 2010 - The United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) held, consultations in Dakar with West African Women Leaders within the framework of the Global Open Days in preparation to the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) on women, peace and security that will be held in New York in October 2010.
04 May 2010 - Conakry, 4 May 2010 – During a ceremony held at the "Palais du Peuple", the assessment report of the security sector in Guinea jointly carried out by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) was formally handed over to General Sékouba Konate, Interim President of the Republic of Guinea.